See http://bit.ly/2TbKXpY for a featuredinterview from Simon Cocking of Irish Tech News, with COMM’s advisor, Dr. George Lai – a derivative pricing expert and senior quant in investment banking.
Dr. Lai has more than five years experience working in the financial field, in particular quantitative research and derivative pricing. Currently he works in the investment banking division of TD Bank as a senior quant, and mainly focuses on the derivative products pricing. He formulates a large number of mathematical models for the front trading desks in strategy construction, optimization, arbitraging and hedging.
Prior to the current position, Dr. Lai was a quant researcher in a fintech company that develops applications of financial analytics with quantitative pricing solutions. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biophysics from Stony Brook University.